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A group that encourages Jews to oppose the Israeli occupation sparked a lively debate at its debut session at the 2012 U.K. Limmud Conference on Jewish life and identity.
Yachad, which was founded in 2010, “aims to discuss the occupation not with the outside world, but within...
July 11, 2012 | 10:10 am
Israeli President Shimon Peres said Tuesday that the West Bank settlements are bad for the Jews. JTA reports:
“It is doubtful that a Jewish state without a Jewish majority can remain Jewish,” Peres said, inferring that settlements would lead to the inextricable inclusion of the Palestinians living on the West Bank.
Peres’ remarks were an apparent response to the Levy Committee report, released Sunday, which stated that the West Bank settlements were legal because Israel does not meet the definition, under international law, of a military occupation.
July 9, 2012 | 5:22 am
A judiciary committee has concluded that Israeli settlements in the West Bank are in fact legal. The West Bank, the committee believes, is not occupied territory and therefore Israel has the legal right to settle it. Is it a legally viable conclusion? One would find it hard...
April 23, 2012 | 4:57 am
Obama’s dream of a nuclear-free world has failed to inspire most members of the nuclear club, and certainly not Iran and its ambition to acquire such armaments, writes Amitai Etzioni in the National Interest.
Iran seeks a nuclear weapon to deter...
September 27, 2011 | 5:21 pm